Preventive Care at Bluestem Health Piedmont Clinic

Scheduling regular screenings are a good way to detect early signs of health issues, such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, colorectal cancer, diabetes, breast cancer, depression, and other illnesses, that can lead to more complex health problems in the future.

At the Bluestem Health Piedmont Clinic in Lincoln, NE, we understand the importance of preventive care and what it means for our patients. Scheduling regular screenings are a good way to detect early signs of health issues, such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, colorectal cancer, diabetes, breast cancer, depression, and other illnesses, that can lead to more complex health problems in the future.

Reba Cooksley, DNP, APRN-NP Understands the Importance of Preventive Care

Reba Cooksley, DNP, APRN-NP, FNP-C
Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Reba Cooksley, DNP, APRN-NP, FNP-C is a board-certified nurse practitioner in Family Medicine. She knows that preventive care is essential for you and your family’s well-being this fall. As a trusted medical professional, Reba advocates that patients schedule annual wellness exams to detect any possible health problems before they start. Along with Reba, our providers at Bluestem Heath Piedmont Clinic can help to identify any health issues early on when your chances for immediate treatment are better, as well as monitor any changes in health that occur throughout the span of your life.

Helpful Tips in Preventive Care


The expert medical professionals at Bluestem Health Piedmont Clinic promote preventive care. Here are some helpful Preventive Care tips:

PUT YOUR HEALTH FIRST

  • Staying healthy is important for you and your family
  • Maintain a healthy lifestyle at home, at work, and in the community
  • Get your recommended health screenings and manage chronic conditions
  • Keep all of your health information in one place

CHILD CARE RECOMMENDATIONS

  • Well-baby exam, ages 0 – 2 years (at 1 mo, 2 mos, 4 mos, 6 mos, 9 mos, 12 mos, 15 mos, and 18 mos)
  • Annual well-child exam, 2 – 21 years
  • Developmental screening and assessment
  • Annual wellness exams
  • Vision assessment
  • Recommended vaccinations for flu, diphtheria, mumps, measles, rotavirus, rubella, tetanus, etc. (visit cdc.gov/vaccines for a complete schedule)

ADULT CARE RECOMMENDATIONS

  • Annual flu shot
  • Recommended vaccinations for pneumonia, whooping cough, tetanus, measles, shingles, etc.
  • Annual physical examination and medication review
  • Blood pressure and cholesterol checks
  • Diabetes screening
  • Colon cancer screening (starting at age 50)
  • Prostate cancer screening (for men)
  • Cervical cancer screening (Pap smear for women)
  • Mammogram (for women)
  • Bone density testing (for postmenopausal women over age 65)

At Bluestem Health Piedmont Clinic, we work together to provide comprehensive and quality care for all ages from infants to seniors. We offer annual wellness exams, immunizations, preventive medicine, and so much more for you and your family.

Healthcare Providers You Can Trust

Following preventive care guidelines — and your provider’s advice — may help you to stay healthy throughout the fall and flu season. Bluestem Heath Piedmont Clinic, is accepting new patients for annual wellness exams. We also offer comprehensive family medicine services for all ages, including laboratory services. To schedule a preventive care appointment with our specialists at Bluestem Health Piedmont Clinic, call (402) 480-7380. We are located at Bryan Health East Medical Plaza, 1500 South 48th Street, Suite 412, in Lincoln, Nebraska.

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